What is Acquittal or conviction? What is Absence of complainant? What is Compensation for accusation without reasonable cause? Section 248, 249 and 250 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Acquittal or conviction, Absence of complainant and Compensation for accusation without reasonable cause are defined under Section 248, 249 and 250 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under this section is:
Section 248 of CRPC "Acquittal or conviction"
(1) If, in any case under this Chapter in which a
charge has been framed, the Magistrate finds the
accused not guilty, he shall record an order of
(3) Where, in any case under this Chapter, a
previous conviction is charged under the provisions
of sub-section (7) of section 211 and the accused
does not admit that he has been previously convicted
as alleged in the charge, the Magistrate may, after
he has convicted the said accused, take evidence in
respect of the alleged previous conviction, and
shall record a finding thereon:
Section 249 of CRPC "Absence of complainant"
When the proceedings have been instituted upon complaint, and on any day fixed for the hearing of the case, the complainant is absent, and the offence may be lawfully compounded or is not a cognizable offence, the Magistrate may, in his discretion, notwithstanding anything hereinbefore contained, at any time before the charge has been framed, discharge the accused.
Section 250 of CRPC "Compensation for accusation without reasonable cause"
(1) If, in any case instituted upon complaint or
upon information given to a police officer or to a
Magistrate, one or more persons is or are accused
before a Magistrate of any offence triable by a
Magistrate, and the Magistrate by whom the case is
heard discharges or acquits all or any of the
accused, and is of opinion that there was no
reasonable ground for making the accusation against
them or any of them, the Magistrate may, by his
order of discharge or acquittal, if the person upon
whose complaint or information the accusation was
made is present, call upon him forthwith to show
cause why he should not pay compensation to such
accused or to each or any of such accused when there
are more than one; or, if such person is not
present, direct the issue of a summons to him to
appear and show cause as aforesaid.
TRIAL BEFORE A COURT OF SESSION
What is Entering upon defence? What is Arguments in Criminal Case? What is Judgment of acquittal of conviction? What is the effect of Previous conviction? Section 233, 234, 235 and 236 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
What is Compliance with section 207? When accused shall be discharged? What is Framing of charge? What is Conviction on plea of guilty? Section 238, 239, 240 and 241 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Cases instituted otherwise than on police report
What is Evidence for prosecution? When accused shall be discharged? What is the procedure when Procedure where accused is not discharged? What is Evidence for Defence? Section 244, 245, 246 and 247 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Conclusion of trial